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We are excited to announce that COLORS–New York is moving new location at 178 Stanton Street on Manhattan’s Lower East Side. Out of this new home, COLORS–New York will continue to provide delicious, gluten-free, sustainable cuisine from around the world.

The new location boasts upgraded facilities, allowing for the expansion of programs critical to our continued efforts to improve wages and working conditions for restaurant workers. This includes Colors Hospitality Opportunities for Workers (CHOW) Institute, which will continue to provide in-depth and advanced professional training in both front- and back-of-the-house restaurant skills at no cost to either employers or employees.

COLORS Restaurants are part restaurant, part training-facility, part worker-owned cooperative incubator, was founded in New York City by 50 workers from more than 20 different countries.  The new COLORS–New York opens February 13, 2016. Learn more about COLORS–New York at www.colorsrestaurantnyc.com.


We are proud to announce that COLORS and the CHOW Institute are expanding to Oakland, California, where we have purchased a building in partnership with the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights. The building will house COLORS Restaurant – Oakland, and a Training Facility, and worker-owned cooperative enterprise incubator. Restore Oakland also houses a restorative justice activity center, a childcare program, housing assistance, and much more. In partnership with the Ella Baker Center, Restore Oakland will provide people with the skills, opportunities, and resources to heal themselves and their neighborhoods, and build safe, resilient, and thriving communities.

Now also in Detroit, Michigan, COLORS continues to expand, with locations opening in Oakland, Washington, DC, New Orleans, and more. In the near future, COLORS is also expanding to New Orleans and Washington, DC.